Crash Files

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Location

Informative Important

Game Files Directory
Arma 3
  • arma3.rpt
  • arma3.bidmp
  • arma3.mdmp

Windows Vista → Windows 10
%localappdata%/Arma 3
%localappdata%/Arma 2 OA
%localappdata%/Arma 2

Arma 2:OA
  • arma2OA.rpt
  • arma2OA.bidmp
  • arma2OA.mdmp
Arma 2
  • arma2.rpt
  • arma2.bidmp
  • arma2.mdmp
Armed Assault
  • arma.rpt
  • arma.bidmp
  • arma.mdmp

<profileDirectory>\ArmA

Operation Flashpoint
  • flashpoint.rpt (same role as .rpt files)
  • context.bin

<GameDirectory>

Log File Content Explained

Arma 3
This section is only valid for Arma 3!

Informative

Beginning of the Log File

Show

Common Errors and Warnings

Message (Exact message can vary) Explanation Significance
Warning Message: Picture iconmanleader not found An image or icon was not found
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Updating base class RscShortcutButton->RscButton... Caused by inheriting from wrong config while modifiying an existing base class. Currently Arma 3 has a lot of these issues out of the box.
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Cannot delete class B_KickOff, it is referenced somewhere (used as a base class probably). Attempt to delete a class failed.
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SimulWeather - Cloud Renderer - noise texture file is not specified!
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Warning: looped for animation: a3\anims_f_epa\data\anim\sdr\cts\hubcleaned\briefing\hubbriefing_loop.rtm differs (looped now 0)! MoveName: hubbriefing_ext
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a3\characters_f\proxies\flag.p3d: No geometry and no visual shape
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B_LSV_01_unarmed_F: mainturret - unknown animation source mainturret
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No face for B Alpha 1-4:1
No speaker given for 'Sotiris Zenon'
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Strange convex component08 in a3\weapons_f_enoch\rifles\msbs\msbs65_ubs_f.p3d:geometryView
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hidebullet_001 - unknown animation source codrivermuzzle_revolving
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Trying to create an invalid center EMPTY
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ModParams - Undefined or empty mod directory modParams command was unable to find the specified mod directory
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Unit is not in cargo
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Deinitialized shape [Class: "C_Soldier_VR_F"; Shape: "a3\characters_f_bootcamp\common\vr_soldier_f.p3d";]
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Error: entity [ProxyFlag_Auto] still has its shape, ref_count=2
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"Some path": Missing ';' at the end of line
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"Unsupported language English in stringtable" Happens if an entry was not found in the desired language e.g., English. This error will even show if it falls back to another lanuage e.g., Original. When stringtable can't find the entry it wants, it first tries Original entry, then English after that, the first entry in the stringtable is taken.
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Informative

Creating a diagnostic file for DirectX

To better analyze the reason for malfunctions it might be useful to also create a DirectX diagnostic file.

  • Press WIN+R to open the run command.
  • Enter dxdiag and confirm
  • After data collection is done, click on "Save All Information" and specify a location of where the file should be created.

Sending Crash Files